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Bellingham Metro Area Housing

 

As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Bellingham Area is $273,000, which is higher than the state average of $257,200 and is higher than the national average of $175,700. The median year that a house in Bellingham Area was built is 1983, which is newer than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1980 and is newer than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 50,008 Owner Occupied Houses in Bellingham Area, #37
Bellingham Area
273,000 USD
Washington
257,200 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2005-2009, see rank
Bellingham Area
-5.37%
Washington
52.82%
U.S.
46.91%

*The Bellingham Area median house price growth rate is since 2005-2009. The Washington and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
Total Housing Units91,447, see rank, 100%2,921,364132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units79,837, 87.30%, see rank90.55%87.55%
Owner Occupied50,008, 54.69%, see rank56.77%56.34%
Renter Occupied29,829, 32.62%, see rank33.78%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units11,610, 12.70%, see rank9.45%12.45%
For Rent1,428, 1.56%, see rank1.80%2.34%
For Sale Only735, 0.80%, see rank1.09%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied1,081, 1.18%, see rank0.74%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use6,642, 7.26%, see rank3.19%3.97%
For Migrant Workers15, 0.02%, see rank0.03%0.03%
Other Vacant1,709, 1.87%, see rank2.59%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #161
Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
198319801976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Bellingham Area%WashingtonU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units50,008100%1,658,54074,787,460
With a Mortgage33,16066.31%, see rank70.72%65.58%
Without a Mortgage16,84833.69%, see rank29.28%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Bellingham Area
1,628 USD
Washington
1,764 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsBellingham Area%WashingtonU.S.
$299 or Less460.14%, see rank0.23%0.20%
$300 to $4993280.99%, see rank0.99%1.59%
$500 to $6999772.95%, see rank2.61%5.01%
$700 to $9992,7398.26%, see rank8.20%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,4999,75629.42%, see rank24.12%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,9999,61128.98%, see rank25.18%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,9997,27821.95%, see rank26.99%19.52%
$3,000 or More2,4257.31%, see rank11.68%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Bellingham Area
25.80% of the Total Income
Washington
24.90% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Bellingham Area%WashingtonU.S.
10% or Less1,4904.49%, see rank4.79%5.86%
10% to 20%8,63926.05%, see rank28.34%31.95%
20% to 30%9,92529.93%, see rank30.04%27.64%
30% to 40%5,48216.53%, see rank15.82%13.74%
40% or More7,49122.59%, see rank20.55%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Bellingham Area
477 USD
Washington
509 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsBellingham Area%WashingtonU.S.
$199 or Less1,0846.43%, see rank6.36%7.76%
$200 to $2991,5889.43%, see rank10.10%14.70%
$300 to $4996,53738.80%, see rank32.25%34.63%
$500 to $6994,66327.68%, see rank27.26%21.16%
$700 or More2,97617.66%, see rank24.02%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Bellingham Area
12.20% of the Total Income
Washington
12.00% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Bellingham Area%WashingtonU.S.
10% or Less6,78340.26%, see rank41.38%40.19%
10% to 20%5,60733.28%, see rank32.56%31.47%
20% to 30%1,93711.50%, see rank11.58%12.24%
30% to 40%9115.41%, see rank5.08%5.64%
40% or More1,3818.20%, see rank8.32%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
Total Housing Units91,447, 100%2,921,364132,741,033
1-unit, Detached58,504, 63.98%, see rank63.44%61.65%
1-unit, Attached2,101, 2.30%, see rank3.63%5.82%
2 Units3,330, 3.64%, see rank2.63%3.75%
3 or 4 Units3,711, 4.06%, see rank3.76%4.43%
5 to 9 Units3,934, 4.30%, see rank4.76%4.78%
10 or More Units12,075, 13.20%, see rank14.55%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.7,792, 8.52%, see rank7.22%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
Total Housing Units91,447, 100%2,921,364132,741,033
1 Room2,552, 2.79%, see rank2.33%1.95%
2 Rooms3,191, 3.49%, see rank3.74%2.48%
3 Rooms7,735, 8.46%, see rank9.41%9.13%
4 Rooms16,016, 17.51%, see rank16.24%16.60%
5 Rooms18,405, 20.13%, see rank18.01%20.41%
6 Rooms15,980, 17.47%, see rank16.48%18.06%
7 Rooms11,353, 12.41%, see rank12.37%12.27%
8 Rooms7,202, 7.88%, see rank9.01%8.48%
9 Rooms or More9,013, 9.86%, see rank12.40%10.60%
Median Rooms5.40, see rank5.505.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
Total Housing Units91,447, 100%2,921,364132,741,033
No Bedroom2,819, 3.08%, see rank2.68%2.17%
1 Bedroom9,491, 10.38%, see rank11.98%11.16%
2 Bedrooms25,844, 28.26%, see rank26.31%26.69%
3 Bedrooms37,132, 40.60%, see rank37.85%39.70%
4 Bedrooms13,189, 14.42%, see rank16.58%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms2,972, 3.25%, see rank4.60%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
Total Housing Units79,837, 100%2,645,396116,211,092
Utility Gas34,860, 43.66%, see rank35.08%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas8,111, 10.16%, see rank3.08%4.86%
Electricity29,876, 37.42%, see rank53.93%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.1,261, 1.58%, see rank2.50%5.86%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.12%
Wood4,681, 5.86%, see rank4.39%2.12%
Solar Energy27, 0.03%, see rank0.03%0.05%
Other Fuel597, 0.75%, see rank0.63%0.47%
No Fuel Used424, 0.53%, see rank0.36%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalBellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent28,559, 100%947,89639,201,928
$199 or Less374, 1.31%, see rank1.39%1.50%
$200 to $299708, 2.48%, see rank2.49%3.18%
$300 to $4991,390, 4.87%, see rank4.91%7.37%
$500 to $6994,417, 15.47%, see rank11.75%16.01%
$700 to $99910,207, 35.74%, see rank29.99%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,4997,606, 26.63%, see rank31.43%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,9992,786, 9.76%, see rank12.13%9.79%
$2,000 or More1,071, 3.75%, see rank5.91%6.10%
Median$919, see rank$995$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
Occupied Housing Units79,837, 100%2,645,396116,211,092
No Vehicles Available5,603, 7.02%, see rank6.97%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available23,900, 29.94%, see rank30.97%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available30,303, 37.96%, see rank38.05%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available20,031, 25.09%, see rank24.01%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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